Egyptian police killed two Sudanese men trying to enter Israel illegally.
The men killed Tuesday morning bring to 22 the number of African asylum seekers killed while attempting to cross the border from Egypt to Israel. A third man was arrested.
Egypt has been cracking down on asylum seekers trying to cross into Israel looking for work or fleeing persecution in their home countries.
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